More on peat. A Canadian study says that climate change lengthens the burning season in Alaska, causing fires to burn longer and deeper. CO2, instead of being stored in the soil, is released into the air. In the 2000s, twice the CO2 was emitted than the average for the previous five decades. GR.
The Dominican Republic, located in the Caribbean, is particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change due to its geographic location and heavy dependence on agriculture, fisheries, and tourism. The country is also prone to natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods, which are becoming more frequent and